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Posted by Joseph Depew within the last hour on his Facebook page.

     I’ve been waiting patiently, Joe! I knew this was coming. So listen up:
—  You are very lucky that you were not shot by the police on June 30th and you can credit that to your white skin!
—  You got very, very lucky yesterday when the District Judge dropped your two felonies and let you out of jail on unsecured bail and you can credit that to your white skin.
—  You are only 19 and this is the third crime you have been charged with (we don’t know if you have a juvenile record).
—  You are paying Philadelphia lawyers a lot of money, Joe. A lot!
—  You need to stop drinking and get rid of all your guns.

—  You need to clean up your act, Joe! Oh, and all those comments about being a “Redneck” on your Facebook page – truly understand that the only reason you are out of jail is because you are a “Redneck” and you might not get as “lucky” next time. You might not get that white privilege next time because this justice system has to be fixed and made equitable so things like this never happen again.


***  The DA’s office just released the below press release (click here). They made the bust on July 19 so why are they just reporting it today? They “save” these items for when they are looking bad and boom – all of a sudden – a big drug bust! Look how great we are!
      They’ve been doing this for years and, of course, LNP never calls them on it!


**   Why was LNP reporter Lindsey Blest at his preliminary hearing? LNP didn’t even send a reporter to Dwain London Jr.’s preliminary and he was charged with the city hall arson, is in jail on $2 million cash bail and his hearing was in the city!
       Did the DA’s office ask her to go? Did they need her to explain how this good ol’ 19-year-old white boy just has a bit of a drinking problem and explain to folks why they were dropping the two felonies and agreeing to unsecured bail? Did they need her to try to explain this blatant white privilege away?

*    I learn something new everyday! I didn’t know you could pay to make a criminal case go away. But it sure looks like (if you’re white) you can!
     On Depew’s York County Common Pleas Docket it indicates he used a “Rule 586″ (see the insert from his docket below)!” When you google it you find what is below his docket (click here for the full entry from Zuckerman Law):





District Judge Raymond Sheller (left) and the LNP article online (click here)


Joseph Depew and a quote from the LNP article

     Oh, Judge! That is so special! I’m so glad you’re comfortable! You wouldn’t want that good ol’ white boy sitting in prison now would you?
     Did someone forget to tell you about his M3 – Criminal Mischief – Damage Property – charge in York County on September 2, 2017?
     Oh, and what about his DUI charge in Lancaster County on June 8, 2017? That hasn’t even been adjudicated yet. His docket indicates his trial is scheduled for August 20th!
     Simply unbelievable. If ever there was a case of white privilege this is a sure winner! And why did LNP have a reporter at his preliminary hearing?
There will be much more later today.


  1. Lang Kisster says:

    The Knappman is now twice divorced.

  2. huh? says:

    I thought that the napster was already married.

    • Becky says:

      No. It was when I said he was getting divorced that Tom threw a fit at me. He did get a divorce and now he is engaged.

  3. Lang Kisster says:

    Penn Live is good. However, they don’t don’t do who makes the best chicken noodle soup stories. No hard hitting investigative pieces like; Aunt Mable’s cat has kittens. And worst of all. No Tom Knapp.

    • Becky says:

      Shhhhh…. Do I have some juicy gossip. I went to see if Lindsey Blest is dating Brett Hambright (yuck!) and she’s not! But one thing led to another and Tom Knapp is engaged! It’s true – I saw it on Facebook!

  4. Ohwellist says:

    The paywall is avoidable by opening in browser. You can still comment without having subscription. And this Rule586 is so crazy

  5. Lang Kisster says:

    That may have been part of the motivation behind the P charging for LOL. A lot of the non butt kissing comments are made by people who wouldn’t waste a dime on the P. Remember “Insider” stories?

    • Becky says:

      Their Facebook still seems to have a lot of comments but I think people are just reading the headlines or going elsewhere to read the story and coming back to comment! 🙂

  6. huh? says:

    I wonder if your favorite troll will be able to afford a subscription so that he can post under yet another assumed alias?

  7. huh? says:

    Since I don’t have a subscription, I have a question: has commenting gone down under articles like this and others? Are people still having something to say? I would love to know what they think of this one…

    • Becky says:

      It’s been very quiet and a lot of the Facebook trolls are gone! There is this comment:

      When I first read the story, I was like if he was black he would be dead, now I am just like there is no justice system for people of color.

      • Becky says:

        And one women went under the above comment and said this:

        Perhaps it was because he dropped the shotgun when police identified who they were? Skin color is irrelevant. Had he not dropped it and resisted, make no mistake, he would have been shot. Actions dictate response.

        Nonsense! From the original article there is this (and most people under the initial article said if he were black he would be dead or severly injured):

        Multiple party goers said Depew had been running through the backyard with a shotgun threatening anyone who got in his way, according to the affidavit. He also fired one shot in the air in a wooded area behind the house, people at the party told Smyth.
        Smyth positioned himself between the wooded area and the house. He heard a stick crack behind him, turned and saw Depew pointing a shotgun at him from his waist, according to the affidavit.
        Depew dropped the gun after Smyth shouted verbal commands and raised his service weapon to eye level, according to the affidavit.

        Police: Christiana man pointed shotgun at officer who responded to disturbance at party